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Core Lecture Notes--Week 8

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Core Lecture Notes--Week 8 Core 001

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These notes cover what was taught in the lecture of March 1st, 2016, week 8. The lecture was given by Michael J. Spivey and was titled Cognitive Science and Continuity of Mind.
Core: The world at home
Dr. Thomas Holthem
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Date Created: 03/01/16
4Rs Lecture Note-Taking Strategy Worksheet Student Name Lecturer Name Topic Sarai Rodriguez  Michael J. Spivey  Cognitive Science and the  Continuity of Mind  STEP 1: PREPARE What did you learn about the speaker? What do you (think you) know? What do you want to know?  Works in the Department of Cognitive  I’m not much of a science person,  I want to know what connection  and Information Sciences, he  so I don’t really know what it is we science has to social sciences, and  specializes on computational sciences.  will be covering today, but I hope  how it is that we are able to use both  to acquire new information that  of these sciences in our lives.  will be useful to my every day life. STEP 3: REDUCE STEP 2: RECORD  Cues Notes  The continuity of mind If behavior does not   Toward a paradigm shift in cogsci.  consist of responses,   ­> psychology, linguistics, philosophy, computer science, neurobiology,  what does it consist of?  neuropsychology, are all cognitive science topics  ­> cognitive boxology (idea of the different part of the brains.   It should be obvious by now that this minute flow of stimulus energy does not  consist of discrete inputs—that stimulation does not consist of stimuli. The low is  continuous.” ­ JJ Gibson   ­> Logistic function (at too large a scale) y=1/(1+e^­x/100)  Neural dynamics in visual perception   ­> constellations, create shapes, and they are two dimensional views of the  because they are no where near close to each other  Behavioral dynamics in spoken word recognition   we have individual neuron patterns to recognize different people.  Language regions, sound and speech also have population codes  Candle and candy have share some of the codes in common.   When I asked you to pick up the candle you looked at candy   Vision module tells the language module what to do.   Mental trajectories in neuronal state space   “Nothing is everything, is becoming.” –Heraclitus STEP 4: REVIEW AND REFLECT What did you learn? What do you still want to know? I learned that each of our words and sight has a speciaI want to understand why it is that the brain is able to share  code to which work with our brain to tell us what it iscertain information with its own cells in order for us to  we need to hear. I also learned that cognitive science understand other words like candy and candle. has so many connections with other topics. These  advantages are that we are easily able to identify  certain things. 


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